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Ellie Meenk and the Lynden Academy book club

LYNDEN — At Lynden Academy, a school-wide book club has led to school-wide success.   Back in 2008, only 20 percent of Lynden Academy’s fourth-grade class passed the State Writing Assessment Test. ...
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Bond rally happening Saturday

LYNDEN — Enthusiasm breeds enthusiasm, and that’s a mantra that Citizens for Lynden Schools co-chair Tammy Yoder is taking to heart as the April 28 Lynden School District bond election date draws closer. ...

Bond-support rally planned for 9 a.m. March 25

  LYNDEN — The Citizens for Lynden Schools group is planning a Saturday, March 28 rally to drum up support for the upcoming school bond election.   Festivities will be based at the Northwest ...

Music teachers’ honor recital in church Thursday

  LYNDEN ­— The annual Martha Helder Honors Recital of top-performing local youth piano and violin players, is on Thursday, March 19, starting at 7 p.m. in First Christian Reformed Church, 1010 ...
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LSD names new high school principal

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District has chosen Ian Freeman as the new Lynden High School principal.   Freeman will replace outgoing LHS principal Todd Apple on July 1 of this year.   Freeman ...
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Pioneer Meadows opening junior high-aged school on Mission Road

WHATCOM — The Pioneer Meadows Montessori School graduates sixth graders every year, and parents have been left wanting more. Starting the 2015-16 school year, they’ll get it.   “There’s been ...

Honor rolls

Local students named to SPU dean’s list SEATTLE — Seattle Pacific University has released its 2014 autumn quarter dean’s list, and the following Lynden students are named:   Ryan Bovenkamp, Kaitlyn ...

Nooksack Valley first- semester honor roll

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley High School has released its first-semester honor roll and the following students are named: 4.0 grade-point average   Seniors — Megan Compton and Taylor Good.   Juniors ...

Meridian honors first-semester achievement

LAUREL — Meridian High School has released its first-semester honor roll and the following students are named: 4.0 grade-point average   Seniors — Jake Birnel, Kami Geleynse, Riley Hawkins-Hecock, ...

Whitworth names seven local students to laureate society

SPOKANE — Several local students have been named to Whitworth University’s Laureate Society for fall 2014 semester.   Kayla Bajema, Bret DeGraaff, Luke Olson, Tyler Reardon, Keirstin Skinner, Tyler ...